Summary of Duties: The Department of Management, Information Systems and Entrepreneurship at Washington State University is seeking qualified candidates for one or more tenure-track faculty positions in Management Information Systems (MIS), based at our Pullman campus. We will consider candidates at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor. Preference will be given to candidates at the assistant professor level. The position is subject to budget approval.
The successful candidate will be required to teach four MIS courses per year (typically two per semester), conduct high quality academic research, and make rank-appropriate service contributions to the Department, College, University, and community. There is a possibility of teaching in international business based on candidate interest and college needs. The candidate will be expected to participate actively in the MIS Ph.D. program.
Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate. in Management Information Systems or closely aligned field from a nationally or internationally recognized university by the appointment start date. Demonstrated potential to establish a successful record of scholarly research, as evidenced by copies of published articles, submitted manuscripts, and/or working papers targeted at publication in top-tier MIS journals. Evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and a commitment to teaching effectiveness at undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates for more senior appointments, associate and full professor, should additionally have an established record of excellence in research and teaching. Candidates for full professor should additionally have made significant scholarly contributions to the discipline.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.